This brief fact sheets gives an overview of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, a law banning disability discrimination in public schools.
IEP Meeting Tips
Parents are equal members of the IEP team. Finding ways to effectively advocate for your child during IEP meetings can be difficult. These tips will help prepare you for your next meeting.
The Role of School Nurses in Transition Planning
The nurse can be a vital member of the IEP team. This short video explains their role in the development of the IEP.
Questions and Answers on OCR’s Complaint Process
This document will answer questions about the OCR complaint process. It includes how to file a complaint and what to include.
OCR Complaint Consent Form
Here you will find a consent form needed for when you file an OCR complaint against a school or other educational program.
OCR Complaint Form
This link will take you to an online form that can tell you if the Office of Civil Rights can help you with a complaint against a school, college, or education program, This website also provides alternative resources if you find an OCR complaint is not the best option.
Frequently Asked Questions about Section 504 and the Education of Children with Disabilities
This document includes general information about Section 504 and IDEA as well as answers to some questions about this topic.
ADA Q&A, The ADA, Section 504 & Postsecondary Education
This document will help you understand the difference between the American Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504. It also contains information about how colleges and other education programs are accessible and provide services for students with disabilities.
School Accommodations and Modifications
In this document you will find several examples of specific accommodations your child may receive through an IEP or 504 plan to allow access and success in school. The accommodation categories include grading, testing, classroom, and handwriting accommodations.